The Atlasjet Ukraine airline (Lviv), which is a subsidiary of the Atlasjet airline (Turkey), began operation on Thursday, June 18, by operating its first flight on the Kiev-Lviv route, the Interfax Ukraine news agency reports.
The plane took off on schedule at 10:00 and landed in Lvov at 11:00.
According to Atlasjet Ukraine’s head Serhii Pidhorodetskyi, the number of passengers on the first flight was more than 40, but the plane had 150 economy-class seats and 8 business-class seats.
The cost of a one-way ticket to Lviv is UAH 1,100.
Asked about the new destinations that passengers should expect and when, Pidhorodetskyi told journalists that this would depend on the outcome of a meeting of the State Aviation Service’s commission on allocation of routes, which will take place on June 26.
Atlasjet Ukraine was founded in September 2013. Its founders are the Atlasjet Havacilik AS (Turkey), AIS Group Ukraine (Lviv), and the individuals Serhii Pidhorodetskyi.